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chowchow
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ChowChow Mustard Recipe. Gluten-Free

Chowchow is what I call my funky-chunky mustard spread. I just made my famous chowchow a few days ago, and I've been using it on everything I could think of, even hamburgers and smoked turkey. I never get tired of it. My chowchow recipe made…
Hot and Sweet Mustard
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Hot and Sweet Mustard Recipe. Dip Variation.

Hot and Sweet Mustard used to be a whole project: I used to make a wonderful but somewhat labor-intensive hot and sweet mustard, using eggs and whisking the mixture on a stovetop, like a hollandaise sauce, but I gave it up, preferring a more…
schug
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Yemenite Schug Recipe

Every cuisine has its hot sauce recipe favorite and its own gamut of condiments it hails from, that becomes the pride and joy of their creations: Salsa, Harissa, Charif, Schug, Chutney, Hot Pepper Jelly, to name just a few. All delicious and…
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Hot Pepper Jelly Recipe. With Berry Variation

Did you say Hot Pepper Jelly? Huh? Hot jam? What's wrong with these people? What next? Seriously: Hot Pepper Jelly is fabulous! This jam lover experiments with absolutely all jam and preserves possibilities. This recipe is the result of endless…
Vegetable couscous
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Summer Vegetable Couscous Recipe. All Variations

Vegetable Couscous is a summery version of the all-time classic: We make it light and summery by using quick-cooking and fragrant light summer vegetables, like fennel, artichokes, zucchini, tomatoes. Would you like to make vegetable couscous…
pesto
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Pasta with Pesto Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Pesto wears many exciting hats: It is traditionally based on most often based on basil, olive oil, and toasted walnuts. But we have seen it recast with a different herb or nut, and tasting just as delicious and interesting. Use it not…
Teryiaki Sauce Recipe
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Teryiaki Sauce Recipe. Suggested Uses

Teryiaki sauce is one of my great favorites. I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn't?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous jerry cans of teryiaki sauce:…
preserved lemons
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Moroccan Preserved Lemons Recipe

Preserved lemons are a must in our Moroccan Cuisine The store-bought variety doesn’t even begin to compare with its homemade counterpart. Preserved lemons take minutes to prepare and two weeks to "incubate" totally unassisted. And the…
chutney roasted salmon
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Chutney Roasted Salmon Recipe

This chutney Roasted Salmon is not, strictly speaking, a recipe. Of course I don't go and make 2 quarts of chutney just so I can use some of it to make a chutney roasted salmon dish. Rather, apples being plentiful in the fall, I make a…
apple chutney
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Spicy Apple Chutney Recipe

My apple chutney is zippy and chunky. The pairing with tomatoes and raisins makes my apple chutney a real winner. Chutney comes from the Hindi “to be licked” That's an inspired derivation, if you have ever tasted a good one! Chutneys…
japanese pickles
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Japanese Pickles Recipe. KimChi and All Variations

Japanese pickles are a snap to make. Pickles and KimChi recipe, and much much more, are in my New Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. We grew up eating pickles and all fermented foods: Not just what we in the US call pickles, but all…